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Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, published a final rule in the Federal Register on March 17, 2014, to amend the refuge-specific regulations for certain refuges that pertain to migratory game bird hunting, upland game hunting, big game hunting, and sport fishing for the 2013-2014 season. Inadvertently, we made two technical errors in our regulatory text for Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado. This action makes the necessary corrections to the regulations for that refuge.
This correction is effective April 18, 2014.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Brian Salem, (703) 358-2397.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In a final rule that published March 17, 2014 (79 FR 14809), we amended the refuge-specific regulations for certain refuges that pertain to migratory game bird hunting, upland game hunting, big game hunting, and sport fishing for the 2013-2014 season. The Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Colorado is one of the refuges for which we published amended regulations. In the final rule, we inadvertently required that hunters may only use shotguns as the legal method of take for migratory game birds and upland game on Arapaho NWR. This requirement is inconsistent with Colorado State regulations, which allow take by both shotgun and falconry. Therefore, we are correcting the regulations for Arapaho NWR to provide that take of migratory game birds and upland game must comply with State regulations.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 50 CFR Part 32
- Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
- Wildlife refuges
For the reasons set forth in the preamble, we amend title 50, chapter I, subchapter C of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows:Start Part
PART 32—[AMENDED]End Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 32 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Amend § 32.25 by revising paragraphs A.6 and B.4 under Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge to read as follows:End Amendment Part
Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge
A. * * *
6. Method of take for migratory game birds must comply with State regulations.
B. * * *
4. Method of take for upland game must comply with State regulations.
Dated: April 14, 2014.
Tina A. Campbell,
Chief, Division of Policy and Directives Management.
[FR Doc. 2014-08813 Filed 4-17-14; 8:45 am]
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